The grandest house ever built in
central Leeds was erected in 101 days for
John Wilkinson upon inheriting the fortune of
his uncle, the cloth merchant, Robert Denison.
Its parkland setting reflected his desire
for the country gentleman's lifestyle for which he soon abandoned Leeds.
Erected: 15 May 2004
Plaque Colour: Blue
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Location: Hanover Square
Metropolitan District: Leeds City Council
Metropolitan District Ward: Hyde Park and Woodhouse